Kind of Blur

Cover Band

(4 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Jazz Band
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Hitchin, East of England
Performs: Worldwide
From: £1300
Your favourite songs, given the cool-jazz treatment. Expect heaps of fun and sophistication, from a brilliantly talented band.
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Description

Brit-pop meets bebop in creative mashups of familiar tunes, all re-cast in the style of the best-selling jazz album ever - Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue. Setlists can include songs from Blur to Kylie Minogue via Chumbawamba and The Eurythmics. With the occasional Disney tune thrown in for good measure, the talented quintet takes each song on a journey into A Whole New World.

Set-List

Pop and rock songs ‘reimagined as cool jazz:
I Just Can't Get You Out Of My Head - Kylie
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Tubthumping - Chumbawamba
Tainted Love - Mark Bolan
Skyfall - Adele
When She Loved Me - Disney
Song 2 - Blur
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Hotel California - The Eagles
Tubular Bells pt 1 - Mike Oldfield
Fix You - Coldplay
Eastenders - TV theme
Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
Doctor Who - TV theme
Christmas songs ‘reimagined as cool jazz:
Walking in the air - Aled Jones
Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade ...

Reviews     (4 Reviews)

Kind of Blur - Jazz Band - Hitchin, East of England Event Location: Welwyn Event Type: Arts venue 14th July 2023
This group's music is cleverly arranged and beautifully presented. Their recent performance at the Barn theatre in Welwyn Garden City was captivating with subtle arrangements using occasional horns, sensitive vocals and a level of professionalism that others strive to achieve. This quintet is ahead of the game and an act not to miss.
Reviewed by: Roger
Kind of Blur - Jazz Band - Hitchin, East of England Event Location: Welwyn Event Type: Arts venue 14th July 2023
It was truly a treat watching this very clever, refreshing & innovative band. Their jazzy renditions of a mix of various pop & movie classics (& one classical piece) were executed with incredible charm & a believable authenticity. Wonderfully surprised as to how pleasantly uncontrived they delivered their interpretations. I'm greatly looking forward to future additions to their repertoire!
Reviewed by: Thulsi
Kind of Blur - Jazz Band - Hitchin, East of England Event Location: Ware Event Type: Arts venue 12th December 2021
I LOVED the Kind of Blur Christmas gig. All the arrangements were so clever, reinventing familiar songs in a whole new way... it was delightful. Each of the instrumentalists were excellent, and I really loved the singer/piano player, whose interpretations of the arrangements fitted the vibe perfectly. It was laid back, fun, entertaining, quality music-making. Well done Kind of Blur!
Reviewed by: Anna

Experience

Kind of Blur's line-up contains some of the most experienced musicians around. Between them they've written and performed music for the BBC, played at the O2 Arena and the Albert Hall, and toured extensively. MD Paul Arnold has returned to his musical roots following his multi-award-winning work as a radio producer, and now brings that same attention to detail and passion for his work to making every event be the best it can be.

Previous Clients

Southern Maltings Arts Venue, Ware.
The Market Theatre, Hitchin
The Barn Theatre, Welwyn

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